Redesigned Merlo Rotating Telehandler Cab Enhances Operator Comfort, Safety

Date: 23-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Merlo Roto MCSS
Merlo Roto MCSS

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Merlo redesigned the cab of its Roto MCSS rotating telehandler line, featuring a modular design with 360° views and a new air venting and filtration system to optimize operator comfort and safety.

The widest-in-class cabs are engineered with special mounts to reduce vibration. Seats offer independent suspension, and the split door opens a full 180°.

Merlo’s Roto MCSS models offer a 360° slewing turret, independent and jacking stabilizers, and capacity to lift and move loads at height.

BigRentz CEO, Scott Cannon, to Present at The Montgomery Summit

Date: 02-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

BigRentz, the nation’s largest equipment rental network, has been selected to present at the annual Montgomery Summit, the leading business and technology conference taking place in Santa Monica, Calif. on March 7 and 8. BigRentz CEO, Scott Cannon, will present its business strategy, proprietary technology, and market positioning to an invited audience of 1,000 entrepreneurs, corporate executives and venture capitalists.

Brown Hired as Acme Lift Senior VP of Western Operations

Date: 21-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Tyler Brown has been hired as senior vice president of western operations at Acme Lift Co., the world’s largest wholesale rental company that specializes in aerial work platforms, telehandlers and portable air compressors.
“Tyler brings a well-developed understanding of how to bring valued service to every distinctly different rental company in the U.S.,” said Woody Weld, Acme Lift chairman and chief executive officer. “His training and experience are extremely valuable to Acme Lift and we welcome him to the team.“

Skyjack’s New Little Big Cab

Date: 21-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Skyjacks little big cab
Skyjacks little big cab

Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division just unveiled their newest product at The Rental Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company attended the largest rental show in North America this week and brought with them their SJ519 TH – the first compact telehandler in Skyjack’s product lineup.

“The addition of a compact telehandler means that Skyjack is now positioned to compete in a whole new class of
telehandlers,” says Barry Greenaway, product manager at Skyjack. “The SJ519 TH also redefines the compact market

Snorkel Brings Three Latest Product Launches To The Rental Show 2018

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Snorkel S3215L

Leading aerial work platform manufacturer, Snorkel, will bring three of its latest product launches to The Rental Show 2018, taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana, this week.

On its 3,000 sq. ft. (278sqm) booth in the Construction Hall at the show, Snorkel will give rental companies the opportunity to see some its latest innovations ‘in the metal’, including the Snorkel S3215L lightweight electric scissor lift, the Snorkel TM16E telescopic mast lift, and a new compact telehandler, the Snorkel SR5719.

Gehl Launches New Mark74 Telescopic Handlers for North America

Date: 19-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
RS6-42 Mark74
RS8-42 Mark74
RS10-55 Mark74
RS10-55 Mark 74

With the announcement of the all-new Mark74 Series, Gehl introduces a range of 74 hp telescopic handlers for the North American Market. These new units follow the same standards as any Gehl machine, with the same capacities as their RS Series Gen:3 counterparts, with the exception of a 74hp engine that eliminates the need for after treatment fluid.